See and Do


The devil creates work for idle hands. (Someone with nothing to do will put the cats on the fire)

An duine aig nach eil càil ri dhèanamh, cuiridh na cait air an teine


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Island Highlights

Puffin

We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda. Other island destinations available on request.

Kilda Cruises

Kilda Cruises is based in The Isle of Harris and aims to provide a fast, comfortable day trip service with St Kilda as our main destination

Mingulay Boat Trips

Mingulay Boat Trips in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra will take you to the uninhabited islands to the south of Barra

Out and About Tours

For a once in a lifetime experience, join us for a personalised tour of Lewis and Harris and learn about the history, archaeology and wildlife of these beautiful islands.

Coll pottery goods

A working craft centre featuring a blacksmith, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Here you can browse our galleries, watch us work from our viewing area and have refreshments in our tearoom. Classes and…

Ardhasaig Glass and Arts

Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many incorporating Harris Tweed. Open to the public 6 days a week.

Harris Tweed purse

Dancing Flower Crafts designs and handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides.…

An Lanntair

The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain…

Shoreline Stoneware

Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works…

Hebridean Sea Tours

Enhance your visit to the Outer Hebrides with a stunning tour or adventure to Mingulay, St Kilda, or around the Southern Islands. We provide access to some of the most awe-inspiring locations.

Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides

Engage professional Tour Guides to enhance your visit to a Gaelic landscape and culture. Western Isles Tour Guide Association has a 21-year record of successful tours, in 9 languages, with U.K. &…

Dave's Hebridean Archaeological Tours

Personal guided tours of Lewis & Harris For the single traveller, couple, family or group of friends max 6 people.Tours are conducted by a resident archaeologist/guide in a Land Rover Defender 110…

Harris Tweed purse

Dancing Flower Crafts designs and handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides.…

Love Gàidhlig

Learn the Gaelic language with us and enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting the Hebridean island communities. From immersion courses to one-off local lessons, let us give you a sense…

Comunn Eachdraidh Nis

Comunn Eachdraidh Nis is situated in North Dell in the former Cross Primary School. It includes an accredited museum, a vast archive as well as genealogical records for the whole of North Lewis and…

Atlantic Lights - Cliff -  Lustre

From the cusp of the Atlantic shores of the Isle of Lewis, hand poured soy wax candles, wax melts & reed diffusers with Hebridean inspired fragrances.

Beach at Sollas, North Uist

Igot2travel offer wildlife watching, cultural & history, walking, fishing and inter-island day trips with a local Gaelic speaking guide. Specially tailored personal tours across the Outer Hebrides,…

Heb360 Tours

We offer Private Tours of Outer Hebrides from our base in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Bilingual locals we provide flexible, professional journeys in our 4x4 7-seater vehicles and the highest standards…

Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.

Gaelic Heritage Landscapes photographic collection. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly…

Alpacan

Alpacan is a family run croft offering alpaca experiences for all ages. A fantastic way to spend a couple of hours....and get that important alpaca selfie !

Holmasaig Studio Gallery

Isle of Harris watercolour artist Margarita Williams of Holmasaig Studio Gallery, lives in the village where she was born, situated in spectacular scenery of the Bays Road on the rocky South East of…

Long Island Retreats

Create memories that will last a lifetime. Step off the beaten track and immerse yourself in island life. Meet the locals, hear tales of yesteryear, learn a little Gaelic, get up close with our…

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas, learn new skills and experience cultural interpretation that is imaginative and stimulating.

A few ideas....

  1. Riding along the Airport beach in Balivanich.  Uist Community Riding School, Benbecula
    There are so many great things to do and experience in the Outer Hebrides. Whether you're up for high octane adventure or more sedate activities, there is something for everyone.
  2. Spend the morning getting to know the ponies, learn the art of sheep shearing or head out on the machair to learn about the unique ecosystem of South Uist.
  3. Pick up stunning hand-crafted books and boxes.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  4. Horseriding - airport beach, Balivanich, Benbecula
    With Uist Community Riding School
  5. Take a wildlife trip to the uninhabited island of Mingulay.
    1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
  6. Enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while visiting our island communities with immersion courses and one-off local lessons.
    1. Harris Tweed purse
      Dancing Flower Crafts designs handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife, and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides.
      1. 1st January 000131st December 9999
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    2. Outside of gallery
      Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works across different media.
      1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
    3. Puffin
      We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda.
      1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
    4. Calbost, Pairc, South Lochs.
      Photographic windows into the spirit of the Outer Hebrides. Take a moment to immerse yourself in this vast emptiness rich in Gaelic heritage and folklore. With the panoramic view, your mind will instantly relax and rejuvenate.
      1. Rib with visitors
        Let your Hebridean Adventure begin with Seatrek, based in Uig on the Isle of Lewis, providing unforgettable day trips to some of our most remote islands such as North Rona and the Flannans, or take a boat trip round the stunning coastline.
        1. 1st April 202230th September 2022
      2. Coll pottery goods
        A working craft centre featuring a blacksmith, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Here you can browse our galleries, watch us work from our viewing area and have refreshments in our tearoom.
        1. 1st January 000131st December 9999
        2. 26th April 202229th September 2022
        3. 1st October 202231st December 2022
        4. 1st January 202330th March 2023
      3. Sea Harris boat
        Sea Harris offer scheduled excursions to St.Kilda and the Shiant Islands as well as providing charters to many small Islands accessible from the Isle of Harris. The dual World Heritage site of St Kilda is our main destination with daily trips running
      4. Eilean Glas Lighthouse, Scalpay, Haris

        For those of you who like to find out about a bit of local history when out and about on holiday, then it’s worth considering a visit to one of the lighthouses (taighean-solais in Gaelic)

      5. Hercules statue, langass woods, north uist

        North Uist had a global celebrity visit in 1980 - in the shape of a grizzly bear!

      6. Buth Bharraigh interior
        Community local produce shop selling art and crafts, books, wool & craft supplies. Free Wifi and laundrette.
        1. 1st January 202231st December 2022
      7. Tiumpan Head is located at the far eastern end of the Eye peninsula on Lewis
      8. Northton temple harris
        This area, from the township of Taobh Tuath to the headland of Rubh' an Teampaill, has numerous sites of archaeological significance.
      9. Beach laning in Barra
        The only place in the world where scheduled flights land on the beach!
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      1. Puffin
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        Lochboisdale, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TH

        Telephone

        07833690693

        Isle Of South Uist

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        We run sightseeing trips along the east and west coast of Uist, along with trips to Mingulay, Monach Isles and St Kilda. Other island destinations available on request.

        Add Uist Sea Tours to your Itinerary

      2. Gearrannan Village, Lewis

        Address

        Garenin, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AL

        Isle of Lewis

        A stunning circular 5.5 mile route - allow 2 - 3 hours.

        Add Liamisiadair and Gearrannan Walk to your Itinerary

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        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 295 reviews295 reviews

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        Heatherlea, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3BG

        Telephone

        01859 502060

        Isle of Harris

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        Kilda Cruises is based in The Isle of Harris and aims to provide a fast, comfortable day trip service with St Kilda as our main destination

        Add Kilda Cruises to your Itinerary

      4. Address

        Vatersay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YL

        Telephone

        07970 554147

        Isle of Barra

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        Mingulay Boat Trips in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra will take you to the uninhabited islands to the south of Barra

        Add Mingulay Boat Trips to your Itinerary

      5. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 64 reviews64 reviews

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        25 Valasay, Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9NB

        Telephone

        01851 612288

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        For a once in a lifetime experience, join us for a personalised tour of Lewis and Harris and learn about the history, archaeology and wildlife of these beautiful islands.

        Add Out and About Tours to your Itinerary

      6. Callanish at sunrise

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        Callanish, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

        Isle of Lewis

        Discover the iconic Callanish Standing Stones (Calanais I), Cnoc Ceann a’ Gharraidh standing stones (Calanais II) and Cnoc Fhillibhir standing stones (Calanais III). A short 2 mile walk - allow a couple of hours.

        Add Callanish Walk to your Itinerary

      7. Coll pottery goods
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        Address

        Coll, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0JP

        Telephone

        01851 820475

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        A working craft centre featuring a blacksmith, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Here you can browse our galleries, watch us work from our viewing area and have refreshments in our tearoom. Classes and workshops available in glass and ceramics. We have ample car parking space for cars and coaches and disabled access.

        Add Coll Pottery Craft Centre to your Itinerary

      8. Address

        Hushinish, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AY

        Isle Of Harris

        A short, but strenuous, walk of 8km (5 miles) up and over 'The Stiamar', - an old path that connects the once isolated villages of Cravadale and Hushinish on the west side of North Harris - allow 3-4 hours.

        Add Crabhadail Walk to your Itinerary

      9. Harris Tweed purse
        Harris Tweed Callanish wash bags
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        Address

        Hillcrest, Upper Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AQ

        Telephone

        07985289468

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        Dancing Flower Crafts designs and handmakes one off, unique Harris Tweed® gifts and accessories. Inspired by the colours, sights, sounds, life, wildlife and environment of the magical Outer Hebrides. Each design is unique and I’m happy to design something special just for you.

        Add Dancing Flower Crafts to your Itinerary

      10. Tangasdal -Looking South to Dun Ban
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        Tangasdal -Bridge at stream
        Tangasdal -Bronze Age burial cairn
        Tangasdal -MacNeil_s settlement
        Tangasdal -Looking South to Dun Ban
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        Tangasdal -Bridge at stream
        Tangasdal -Bronze Age burial cairn
        Tangasdal -MacNeil_s settlement

        Address

        Tangasdal, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XW

        Isle of Barra

        This is an established trail with way-marker posts. It has a combination of cultural and natural heritage which gives a great insight to the island’s past and present. It has also some truly spectacular scenery. 2.5 miles, 2 - 3 hours

        Add Tangasdal to your Itinerary

      11. Address

        Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DS

        Telephone

        01851 703307

        Isle of Lewis

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        The largest arts facility in the Outer Hebrides and comprises a gallery, performance space/cinema, education room, bar/restaurant and gift shop. It has won many awards including a Come to Britain Trophy and Traditional Music Venue of the year.

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        • Baby Changing Facilities Available
        • Children Welcome
        • Children's Menu Available
        • Highchair Available

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        • Children Welcome

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        • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
        • Evening Meal Available

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        • Disabled Citizens

        Add An Lanntair to your Itinerary

      12. Address

        Loch Skipport, Isle of South UIst, Outer Hebrides

        Isle of South UIst

        A difficult walk requiring a good level of fitness

        Add Hecla Walk to your Itinerary

      13. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 13 reviews13 reviews

        Address

        Locheport, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5EU

        Telephone

        01876 580372

        Isle Of North Uist

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        Every piece of hand-crafted Shoreline Stoneware Pottery captures texture from natural materials and found objects. The gallery hosts a wide selection of work by local artist with original works across different media.

        Add Shoreline Stoneware to your Itinerary

      14. Address

        Gead Gorm, Garenin, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9AN

        Isle Of Lewis

        A waymarked route of 18km (10 miles) along the Atlantic coast of West Lewis - allow 6 hours.

        Add West Side Coastal Path to your Itinerary

      15. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

        TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 43 reviews43 reviews

        Address

        3 Caolis, Vatersay, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YL

        Telephone

        01871 817803

        Isle Of Barra

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        Enhance your visit to the Outer Hebrides with a stunning tour or adventure to Mingulay, St Kilda, or around the Southern Islands. We provide access to some of the most awe-inspiring locations.

        Add Hebridean Sea Tours to your Itinerary

      16. Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides
        Group of Outer Hebrides Guides with a Berserker a large replica of one of the Lewis Chessmen
        Group at St Moluag Church , Ness Isle off Lewis
        Group of Hebridean Tour Guides on Assessment Day
        Group of tour guides in the Outer Hebrides
        Group of Outer Hebrides Guides with a Berserker a large replica of one of the Lewis Chessmen
        Group at St Moluag Church , Ness Isle off Lewis
        Group of Hebridean Tour Guides on Assessment Day

        Address

        c/o Failte Centre, Bayhead, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

        Telephone

        01851 880303

        Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

        Awards

        • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

        Engage professional Tour Guides to enhance your visit to a Gaelic landscape and culture. Western Isles Tour Guide Association has a 21-year record of successful tours, in 9 languages, with U.K. & international visitors to the Outer Hebrides.

        Add Western Isles Tour Guides Association to your Itinerary

      17. Address

        Kilpheder, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5TB

        Isle Of South Uist

        Easy Walk which takes around an hour.

        Add Kilpheder/Daliburgh Machair Walk to your Itinerary

      18. Eagle Walk

        Address

        Glean Meavaig, Meavaig, Isle Of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3AW

        Telephone

        01859 502222

        Isle Of Harris

        A short walk up 2km of gravelled track to the North Harris Eagle Observatory, which is consider to be the best location for viewing these magnificent birds - allow 30 minutes each way for the walk.

        Add North Harris Eagle Observatory Walk to your Itinerary

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